Ireland

The Little-Known Trails Around Maynooth

I chose Ireland for reasons that not many folks pay prime attention to. For example, I didn’t choose Maynooth University for the excellent tailored...

End of Semester

After the final exams, this semester finally comes to an end. The campus also becomes quieter. Many friends are leaving Maynooth for their home...

Rolling Under the Stars

“I know I have a whole year here, and I know how that year is going to fly by. I just take it a...

Springfest in the Snow

With one last trip out of the country to take before wrapping up the semester, my friend Nat and I decided on a camping...

In Ireland, Time Flies When You Relax

 As a student from Japan, Ireland has been a faraway place for me, just like the Moon. Despite the fact that I have personally...

Award Ceremony

Time flies by quickly, my first academic year is going to end, and when I look back, there are really many cherished memories to...

Chasing the Highlands

Having learned so much about the ancient Celtic tradition in my old Irish classes here on campus, I couldn't wait to get a chance...

Student in Ireland, for St. Patrick’s Day?

There might be times when, in Ireland, you’ll find yourself slightly bored, scrolling up and down your phone, swiping left and right, watching videos...

Feeling Lucky

Reaching the midpoint of my last semester here in Ireland, I’ve found myself becoming increasingly appreciative of my surroundings. While I’ve been cautious to...

Cliffs of Moher and Limerick

Ireland is no doubt a beautiful country with many great tourist attractions which are very well worth visiting. I have been living here for...

From Student to Teacher

The adventures of becoming a teacher abroad and the secrets to improving a second language As I might have mentioned in one of the older...

Embrace

In previous blogs, I’ve talked about how making new friends is so exciting and fun, this time, I also wanted to point out why...

International Students Get to Stay More in Ireland after Graduation

The Irish government has some great news for all non-EU/EEA students who are currently completing their masters or doctoral studies: from now on, non-EU/EEA...

A visit to Howth

My friend and I wanted to have a relaxing weekend and wanted to explore more of Ireland. So we decided to take a train...

My Trip to Barcelona

One of the advantages to studying in Ireland is just how close are the other European countries! And since I wasn’t going back home...